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Mr. Grand has the honour of paying his respects to the Honorable Mr. Adams and begs leave to observe to him that the général Account he requires Since his arrival untill Mr. Franklin’s new Commission would not agree with all those he has furnishd in that Interval and which being a Series of Accounts united together would be in Contradiction with that required. It is not possible to dissect in...
Permitt me to express how sorry I have been at not being able to comply sooner with your desires, relative to the Account of the United States, till the 11th of February, at which time the Intention of Congress was Known; Some of the Articles that were Kept in suspençe were the Obstacles that prevented it. I am however happy to find that the present Letter with the inclosed Account to that...
Permitt me to congratulate you on your present enjoyment of the freedom of Amsterdam, as also on the habit your good Countrymen Seem to get into of never taking less than an Army at one stroke. I referr for all that relates your victories in America to my last of Novr. 21st. I now come to the examination of your Account which for your own facility I herewith return you. The Total of my credit,...
Quoique la lettre que vous m’aues fait l’honneur de m’écrire le 22 e du mois passé, ne me flattat pas de recevoir les Secours dont les Finances du Congrès avoient besoin; Néantmoins, l’Espérance du Succès des Soins que j’étois bien assuré que vous donneriés, Messieurs, à un objet aussi intéressant, m’a fait parvenir à Satisfaire à tous les payemens qui Se Sont présentés, jusqu’à ce moment; qui...
Je me suis occupé avec Empressement des moyens de trouver des fonds pour le projet dont vous mavés fait part relativement à La Potowmac, parceque jaurois été Infiniment flaté de pouvoir contribuer en quelque Chose au Succés dun Etablissement qui doit ajouter un nouveau rayon à La Gloire de Mr. Wasington, mais malheureusement les Circonstances me favorisent si mal que je ne puis me permetre de...
Paris, 23 Sep. 1785 . Thanks TJ for communicating the contents of Adams’ letter on the payment of interest on the Dutch loan. Grand forwarded to Messrs. Willink & van Staphorst a letter from the Commissioners of the Treasury and asked them to notify him if it contained “an order to remit me against the Payment to be made in 9bre. to the Treasury … as I had been several times apply’d to, on...
10 Oct. [ 1785 ]. Encloses a letter received this date from Amsterdam, “d’après laquelle il ne paroit pas qu’il y ait des ordres des Commissaires.” RC ( DLC ); 2 p.; in French; addressed to TJ in Paris at the “Cul de Sac Thaitbout”; endorsed. Enclosure ( DLC ): Copy of Willem & Jan Willink and Nicolas & Jacob van Staphorst to Grand, 6 Oct. 1785, informing him that they have not yet received...
In Consequence of the letter which you did me the honour of writing me this morning I thought that I could not but decline paying Mr. Carmichael’s Bill, as I am not impowered to discharge his Drafts for account of the States, but was on the contrary enjoined Several times by Mr. Morris not to pay any Sum except upon his own Bills, which Directions the present Commissioners of the Treasury have...
Paris, 1 Feb. 1786 . Informs TJ that a 60-day bill drawn by Carmichael on 24 Nov. 1785 for 4,500 livres is due and has been presented for payment. Has received no advice on bill, nor authorization from the commissioners of the treasury for payment. Has made a note of the holders and awaits TJ’s orders in case he wishes the bill paid from funds deposited by Mr. Barclay. RC ( DLC ); 1 p.;...
Paris, 30 Mch. 1786. Acknowledges TJ’s letter of 19 Mch. and advises that he has “in consequence paid due honour to the Bill for £2400. [sic]” which TJ had drawn on him on account of the United States. RC ( DLC ). Noted in SJL as received “while in London.” TJ’s letter to Grand of 19 Mch. has not been found and is not recorded in SJL . There is the following entry in TJ’s Account Book under 18...